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Hawaiʻi Women in Filmmaking Youth Council

Join the founding cohort of the Hawaiʻi Women in Filmmaking Youth Council!

What is the HWF Youth Council?

The HWF Youth Council is a group of young, motivated people who are committed to amplifying the mission of HWF to advocate for women and girls to tell their stories through film. This is a highly collaborative opportunity for you to learn, expand your knowledge and networks, and engage with your peers and the local community for social change. 

As part of the HWF Youth Council you will:

  • Co-create film program curriculum by identifying themes and topics to address

  • Talk about HWF to your peers

  • Seek out opportunities for collaboration with other youth organizations to make media that matters

  • Develop new programming and initiatives 

  • Seek new opportunities

  • Recruit new program participants 

  • You commitment is estimated between 4 to 10 hours per month for a period of 5 months (July-November 2022)


To be part of the HWF Youth Council:


  • You have attended a HWF filmmaking program

  • You are based on Oʻahu 

  • You are a Middle or High School student 

  • You are between the ages of 12-19 

  • This is a great leadership opportunity for you to become involved and engaged with your community and promote social justice and change through the powerful medium of film.

To apply: 

  1. Please have the following available at the time of registration: a valid address that is owned by you and your guardian/emergency contact name and phone number.

  2. Click on the registration link to sign-up for the class you are interested in. A new browser window or tab will open with the registration form.

  3. Complete the registration form by entering all the required fields. Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  4. Click submit and you are all set! A seat in the course will be reserved for you immediately, and you will receive an email confirmation at the email address provided in the form. 

  5. Please email if you have any questions about your registration.

Apply to become part of the HWF Youth Council.


Deadline to apply: May 31, 2022
Invitations to join the Council sent out by Jun 15, 2022
1st Council Plenary meeting convened first week of July, 2022 (in person/online TBD)

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